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Definition of "inspector" []

  • One who is appointed or employed to inspect something. (noun)
  • A police officer ranking next below superintendent. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inspector" in a sentence
  • "ANDREW MORTON, AUTHOR, "TOM CRUISE: AN UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY": He could be in the position of what they call inspector general inside scientology."
  • "My greatest achievement as an inspector is my failure to get promoted each time I try … it settles a deeply held personal fear that I might be morphing against my will into a suitable candidate for middle-management! on November 11, 2009 at 9: 28 pm Merlin"
  • "We still have old fashioned performance targets which my own inspector is STILL desperately trying to get me on board with on September 16, 2009 at 8: 03 am Squaddie on tour"